Texas Standard for August 21, 2017

As demonstrators and counter-protestors take sides in cities, how is the showdown over Confederate monuments playing out in small-town Texas? We’ll have the latest. And: After the previous administration declared a phase-out at the federal level, private lockups are booming again. Texas seems to be a magnet. Also: Water bottles in national parks making an official comeback? We’ll hear what’s behind it. Plus: Help wanted. An aging population sparks a shortage in stay-at-home home health care across the Lone Star State. And: Facts and fiction surrounding a certain solar event. Slip on those safety specs and turn up the volume because it’s Texas Standard time:

By Texas StandardAugust 21, 2017 11:33 am